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Gerecke Family History

Gerecke Name Meaning
North German: from a pet form of a personal name formed with geri, gari ‘spear’ as the first element.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

7,313 Historical Documents with Gerecke on Ancestry.com
2,232 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
601 Military Records
408 Immigration Records
1,430 Census and Voter Lists
2,642 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Gerecke Families

  • Number of Gerecke families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Gerecke families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Gerecke last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Gerecke census records

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Gerecke Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Gerecke families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Gerecke Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Gerecke families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Gerecke

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Gerecke Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Gerecke census records

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Gerecke Civil War Service Records

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